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US patient with coronavirus of unknown origin denied test for days

Medical staff caring for a California woman with the first US case of novel coronavirus of unknown origin were unable to get her tested for five days because she had not traveled to outbreak-hit regions, a lawmaker revealed Thursday. The development comes amid reports citing a whistleblower complaint that federal health workers interacted with quarantined patients in two California air bases without proper gear or training, before dispersing around the country. One of these sites, Travis Air F...
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Federal Workers Were Sent to Help U.S. Coronavirus Evacuees Without Proper Protection, Whistleblower Says

ºWASHINGTON) — A government whistleblower has filed a complaint alleging that some federal workers did not have the necessary protective gear or training when they were deployed to help Americans evacuated from China during the coronavirus outbreak. The complaint deals with Health and Human Services Department employees sent to Travis and March Air Force bases in California to assist the quarantined evacuees. The Office of Special Counsel, a federal agency that investigates personnel issues...
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Number Of US Pedestrian Deaths Highest in 30 Years

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — The number of pedestrians killed in the US is at the highest level in 30 years. According to numbers released by the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA), nearly 6,600 pedestrians were killed in crashes in 2019 — an almost 5 percent increase from 2018. Five states — California, Arizona, Florida, Georgia and Texas — accounted for almost half of all pedestrian deaths. The GHSA finds a number of factors for the increase, including warmer temperatures at night when people...
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US health workers responding to coronavirus lacked training and protective gear, whistleblower says

WASHINGTON — Federal health employees interacted with Americans quarantined for possible exposure to the coronavirus without proper medical training or protective gear, then scattered into the general population, according to a government whistleblower. In a portion of a complaint filing obtained by The New York Times that has been submitted to the Office of the Special Counsel, the whistleblower, described as a senior leader at the health agency, said the team was “improperly deployed” to two m...
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Coronavirus Diagnosis in California Highlights Testing Flaws

Doctors suspected infection with the virus, but the patient did not fit the federal criteria and was not tested for days.
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LAUSD sex-ed curriculum worries parents, so they plan forum

A handful of Los Angeles Unified School District parents in the northwest San Fernando Valley will hold an event at a Northridge church Saturday for parents concerned about the implementation of new guidelines for health and sex education instruction. They say aspects of the new curriculum, which follows a sweeping state health and sex education framework approved last year, is overly explicit and age inappropriate. State education officials say the guidelines were developed for educators to pro...
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"FebruBURIED:" Popular destination has measured more than 300 inches of snow this winter!

> -- Breckenridge Resort (@breckenridgemtn) February 24, 2020The storm that sent Breckenridge over 300 inches on the season was just one in a long line of snowstorms to hit the Colorado Rockies this season."We've had a persistent storm track from the Pacific, down through the Rockies and down into the southern Plains," AccuWeather Senior Meteorologist Dave Bowers said. "It's just been one [storm] after another, essentially all winter long.""What has been remarkable about it is its persi...
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US Health Workers Responding To Coronavirus Lacked Training and Protective Gear, Whistle-Blower Says

Federal health employees interacted with Americans quarantined for possible exposure to the coronavirus without proper medical training or protective gear then scattered into the general population, The New York Times reported Thursday, citing a government whistle-blower. From the report: In a portion of a complaint filing obtained by The New York Times that has been submitted to the Office of the Special Counsel, the whistle-blower, described as a senior leader at the Department of Health and H...
Tags: California, China, US, Tech, New York Times, The New York Times, Department of Health and Human Services, Travis Air Force Base


Police Searching For Missing Child Kidnapped By Uncle In Roseville

ROSEVILLE (CBS13) — Roseville police are searching for a missing 10-year-old boy who they said was kidnapped from his apartment by his uncle. Authorities said Izaivion Powell-Zeno, 10, was taken Thursday morning by his uncle, Michael Zeno, who is suspected of physically assaulting the boy’s parents and taken the child against his will. the Roseville Police Department said. Powell-Zeno is described as a black male juvenile with short black dreadlock hair, standing 4 feet 6 inches tall and weighin...
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Freedom Mortgage to close San Dimas office, laying off 171 workers

Freedom Mortgage Corp. will stop using California workers to service its mortgages, closing its San Dimas call center and cutting 171 jobs. According to a letter sent to state officials, employees who manned the phones in San Dimas will be laid off starting June 1, with the separations spread out over the month. According to one employee, who requested anonymity fearing retribution from supervisors, the staff was informed of the pending layoffs in mid-February. The employee told the Southern Cal...
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A new case of coronavirus in California "marks a t...

A new case of coronavirus in California "marks a turning point," according to the state's public health director, because the patient has no related travel history and no known exposure to coronavirus. Dr. Alok Patel joins Anderson Cooper to answer your coronavirus questions live. Watch "Full Circle" weeknights at 5 p.m. ET.
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Horse racing: Santa Anita leaders, notes

SANTA ANITA LEADERS Through Thursday JOCKEYS / WINS Joel Rosario / 33 Abel Cedillo / 29 Flavien Prat / 28 Umberto Rispoli / 22 Drayden Van Dyke / 20 TRAINERS / WINS Richard Baltas / 19 Bob Baffert / 17 Peter Miller / 16 Doug O’Neill / 10 Two tied / 9 STAKES SCHEDULE (SANTA ANITA) Saturday • $100,000 Pasadena Stakes, 3-year-olds, 1 mile (turf) Sunday • $100,000 Tiznow Stakes, 4-year-olds and up bred in California, 1 mile DOWN THE STRETCH • Maximum Security’s trainer, Jason Servis, said i...
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Proposal Would End California Cap On Freelancer Assignments

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Bowing to intense criticism, the author of a sweeping new California labor law now wants to amend the statute to eliminate any cap on the number of assignments freelance journalists can take. Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez, D-San Diego, said she will seek to remove a 35-submission limit on the number of articles, photos and other assignments freelance media workers can produce for an employer. But two freelancer groups suing over the law on free speech grounds will conti...
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California Is Abnormally Dry After Low-precipitation Winter

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A dry beginning of the year has left most of California abnormally parched and officials are bracing for the possibility of an early and more intense wildfire season amid record-breaking temperatures. Drought has expanded from just under 10% last week to nearly a quarter of the state, mainly in central California, the heart of the state’s agricultural sector, according to a U.S. Drought Monitor map made public Thursday. The map released weekly shows another 43% of the state ...
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Police Searching For Missing Child Believed To Be Kidnapped By Uncle In Roseville

ROSEVILLE (CBS13) — Roseville police are searching for a missing 10-year-old boy who they said was kidnapped from his apartment by his uncle. Authorities said Izaivion Powell-Zeno, 10, was taken Thursday morning by his uncle, Michael Zeno, 27, who is suspected of physically assaulting the boy’s parents and taken the child against his will. the Roseville Police Department said. Powell-Zeno is described as a black male juvenile with short black dreadlock hair, standing 4 feet 6 inches tall and wei...
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New legislation would slash impact fees for some California housing

Gov. Gavin Newsom has vowed to come up with a plan to boost homebuilding this year. “The status quo is simply unacceptable — we aren’t building enough housing,” he said during his State of the State address Feb. 19.  “ … It’s time for California to say yes to housing. We cannot wait.” But it turns out Californians will have to wait for details on how the governor will accomplish these goals. The plan is still being drafted. “I don’t think we have an etched-in-stone, here’s how we’d like to see t...
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Senior Moments: Whether presidents or porn, Mom was serious about her voting

Seated at a round table in the library of her nursing home, my 96-year-old mother voted in favor of pornography actors having to wear condoms. It was not a conversation I would ever have had with her, but my husband handled it in style. I can still see the quizzical look on Mom’s face when George queried her on how she wanted to vote. She asked him to explain both sides of the issue again before she decided. Whether it was presidents or porn, Mom was serious about her voting. The only day she lo...
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Low Snowpack In California Mountains May Mean More Wildfires This Summer

The snowpack in California is dangerously low. The state gets most of its water from snow melt that begins high in the Sierra Nevada. Low snowpack means a drier summer and potentially more wildfires.
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Some Uber drivers are refusing to pick up airport passengers because of coronavirus fears (UBER)

Some Uber drivers, anxious about the coronavirus outbreak, say they've taking matters into their own hands to avoid exposure to the illness. On web forums and in interviews with Business Insider, drivers said they're avoiding picking up passengers from airports, cutting down their hours, and cleaning their cars more frequently. US health officials have warned companies to operate under the assumption that an outbreak could occur in the United States in the near future. Drivers said they haven'...
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Solano County Declares Local Emergency To Bolster Coronavirus Response

FAIRFIELD (CBS13) – Officials in Solano County have declared a local emergency over the coronavirus situation. On Thursday, the county announced that it has activated its operations center. The move comes after a patient from Solano has become the first possible instance of “community spread” of the virus. RELATED: Sacramento Coronavirus Case From Unknown Origin Marks ‘Turning Point,’ State Says That patient is now receiving treatment at the UC Davis Medical Center in Sacramento. A “community sp...
Tags: News, California, Cdc, Local, Sacramento, Fairfield, Solano County, Gavin Newsom, Solano, UC Davis Medical Center, Newsom, Coronavirus


Global Stocks Plunge as Coronavirus Fears Deepen

Global stocks plunged to four-month lows, government debt yields sunk to unprecedented levels and crude oil extended declines as anxiety over the spread of the coronavirus deepened. The S&P 500 tumbled 4.4% to close at the lowest levels of the day. It whipsawed investors earlier, turning lower late after California’s governor said the state was monitoring 8,400 people for signs of the virus after they traveled to Asia. The decline of more than 10% since last Friday has the benchmark on pace...
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Coronavirus Live Updates: Cases Soar in Middle East and Europe; C.D.C. Calls for More Testing

Financial markets were pummeled by the bad news, and U.S. stocks saw their worst drop in years. In cases in Germany and California, the source of the infection is a mystery, indicating it could be silently spreading in communities.
Tags: Europe, News, California, Germany, Middle East, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV


California is Monitoring Many People Who Traveled to China Just in Case

There are 33 confirmed coronavirus cases in California and 8400 people are being monitored as possible cases of Coronavirus. Most of the confirmed cases were people who caught it on the Diamond... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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Democratic presidential candidates answer 3 hot housing questions

I thought it would be a super idea with Super Tuesday ahead to ask the Democratic presidential candidates how they would address three of the most pressing housing issues we Californian face: affordable housing, homelessness and down payment assistance. While several responded to my emails for questions, others did not. None of them offered great substance on how they would pay for their suggested solutions. Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, billionaire Tom Steyer and Sen. Elizabeth ...
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‘Simply Inadequate.’ California Governor Says State Only Has 200 Coronavirus Testing Kits

(SACRAMENTO, Calif.) — California and federal officials were in the midst of an intense effort Thursday to retrace the movements of a Northern California woman believed to be the first person in the U.S. to contract the highly contagious coronavirus with no known connection to travel abroad or other known causes. The woman lives in Solano County, home to Travis Air Force Base, where dozens of people infected in China or on cruise ships have been treated. But Sonia Angell, director of the Ca...
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Coronavirus Live Updates: Cases Soar in Middle East and Europe; 48 Countries Now Report Infections

Financial markets were pummeled by the bad news, and U.S. stocks saw their worst drop in years. In cases in Germany and California, the source of the infection is a mystery, indicating it is spreading in communities.
Tags: Europe, News, California, Germany, Middle East, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV


Washington State Lawmakers Pass Measure Banning ‘Gay Panic’ as Homicide Defense

(OLYMPIA, Wash.) — A measure prohibiting homicide defendants from claiming a defense that panic brought on by a victim’s sexual orientation or gender identity has been passed by lawmakers in Washington state. Nine states — California, Connecticut, Hawaii, Illinois, Maine, Nevada, New Jersey New York and Rhode Island — have legislatively banned the use of gay or transgender panic as a legal defense. The Washington measure, passed by the Senate on a bipartisan 46-3 vote Wednesday, is named after N...
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Clijsters to continue comeback at Indian Wells

Former world number one Kim Clijsters will continue her WTA comeback at Indian Wells in March after receiving a wild card Thursday into the elite hard court tournament in the California desert. Belgium's Clijsters, a four-time Grand Slam champion, had been out of the game for seven years before playing the first match of her return in Dubai, where she lost to Australian Open finalist Garbine Muguruza in the opening round. She was scheduled to play in Monterrey, Mexico, before arriving at In...
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Bloomberg campaign reportedly trying to recruit Andrew Yang

Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg may be looking for a bump from the Yang Gang.The Bloomberg campaign has been seeking an endorsement from entrepreneur and former 2020 candidate Andrew Yang and even floated him as a potential running made, The Wall Street Journal reports. "Aides to the former New York City mayor reached out to discuss ways the two entrepreneurs-turned-politicians could work together as Mr. Bloomberg seeks the Democratic nomination," the Journal writes, although Yang r...
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